Arthrochilus rosulatus D.L.Jones 1991 Photo by M A Clement and The Australian Tropical Rainforest Orchids Website

Part shade Warm LATERSpring Fall

Common Name The Rosulate Arthrochilus [refers to the rosette of leaves surrounding the inflorescence] - The Rosetted Elbow Orchid

Flower Size .32 to .52" [.8 to 1.3 cm]

Found in Queensland Australia open forests at elevations of 20 to 150 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, warm growing terrestrial with an ovoid tuber giving rise to 2 different growths, one a rosette of 2 to 5, bluish green, elliptic, acute leaves which encircles the other with just a wiry, leafless stem with one sheathing bract giving rise in the later spring through fall to an erect, 2.8 to 6" [7 to 15 cm] long, 2 to 15 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 drawing ok; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo fide